It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year
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Posted on: 15th November 2023
It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year
Well, until it isn't.
Over the Christmas period, reports of domestic abuse always go up, and this year we’ve had the added element of the World Cup - another point in the calendar when incidents of domestic abuse increase. It’s important to remember that it’s not the events themselves that cause this rise, but the opportunity for power and control to be exerted by the abuser.
A survey by Stowe Family Law, provided by DV-ACT, states that one in six respondents believed they were more likely to suffer emotional or physical abuse from their partner over the Christmas period.
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